Word to the wise

It should be noted that “==” does not equal “=” – in fact, they mean very different things.

Beware the seductive nature of cut and paste

Little things matter. If you don’t make an effort to address the little things you will not be prepared to deal with the big things.

Other wise words from Billy

(although I completely disagree about the 2 birds with one stone comment – sometimes it pays to try to wound multiple flying creatures with a single projectile.)


I’ve been going back and “porting” a lot of miscellaneous documentation and email essays I had lying around into the wiki section of this here website. (hint: click “recent” beside the “Default” space).

Some of it is worthwhile, some of it is just long. All of it is rambly.

But it may make an interesting addition to your RSS feeds.

CherryOS, PearPC, Duel!

It looks like CherryOS is a cherry bomb

I love intarnet drama.

And for the record – I always use Spiro Multimax 3000 in my code – don’t you?

“There are some functionalities that can only be done a certain way,” he said. “Names are going to be similar or identical because there are only certain ways to do things.”

A thousand monkeys materialized out of thin air to type this post.

Cyradm for Mac OS X

(alternatively titled “things that make a sysadmin happy”)

It’s really, really, really nice to have cyradm available for Mac OS X – thanks to the fine contributors to the fink project.

(hint: I had to reinstall XCode with every darn compiler it has to get it to compile – I think it really needs gcc3.1)

I now can way more easily manage shared mailboxes without shelling into the IMAP server.

Maybe I’ll finally write the perl script for mass update of shared mailbox permissions that I can’t seem to find at all that anyone has written previously. Though I know that they just had to have done that by now.